The first half of the fixture played in the north of Europe did not bring many scoring chances.
Rome, Sept. 16 (Xinhua) -- Top seed Novak Djokovic and defending champion Rafael Nadal eased into the third round of the Italian Open on Wednesday.
The signatures have to now be confirmed to be authentic by a panel made up of a representative from the club, the Catalan soccer federation and from the group behind the no-confidence vote.
Bayern said they want to avoid the 28-year-old to leave after his current contract expires after the next season. The Austrian could go for free but still needs to find a club complying with his demands.
TEHRAN, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Interim coach of Iran's Esteghlal FC Majid Namjoo Motlagh said his side is ready to meet Iraq's Al Shorta in the AFC Champions League, Persian Football website reported on Saturday.
The second half saw Sharjah take the first lead after Moroccan defender Medhi Benatia received a red card for an elbow on Sharjah playmaker Igor Coronado, who beat the goalkeeper with a curled effort, but the ball bounced off the upright and fell to midfielder Majed Surour whose diving header help Sharjah establish the lead for the first time in the tie.
"The finish was impressive, playing with nine against 11. We showed an incredible mentality. It was a deserved victory after a crazy match. I am very proud," the German coach said.
BEIJING, Sept. 19 (Xinhua) -- Asian Games champion Wang Kaihua outraced Olympic medalists Chen Ding and Cai Zelin to win the men's 20-kilometer event at the 2020 Chinese National Race Walk Championships in Taian on Saturday.
"We are waiting for what the Ministry of Health and the president are going to say about sporting activity and give us direction and that is what we are going to do as to when football activity is starting and when there is a continuation of the league," he added.
While professional football depends to a much lower extent on ticket sales, other sports view the decision only as a first step. Ice-hockey, handball and basketball require bigger crowds to cover their costs.
Dortmund's season opener this Saturday evening against Borussia Moenchengladbach might well deliver first impressions of how the top German league's 2020/21 story might end.